Definition of paradise flycatcher in English:

paradise flycatcher


  • A tropical monarch flycatcher with brown, black, and white plumage, the male having very long central tail feathers.

    Genus Terpsiphone, family Monarchidae: several species

    • ‘The paradise-flycatchers and monarchs are the most impressive and colorful of the flycatcher-like birds.’
    • ‘The pleasures of birding come alive when a soirée of Paradise Flycatchers pirouette like ballerinas in the canopy above.’